Rachel Dwyer

Rachel Dwyer is Professor of Indian Cultures and Cinema at SOAS, University of London

The City of Perpetual Pursuit
The City of Perpetual Pursuit

Between Bombay and Mumbai, reel by reel

17 January 2020
A Letter from Dhaka
A Letter from Dhaka

Books, biryani and other delights of a charming city

29 November 2019
The Pull of the Provincial
The Pull of the Provincial

Has the metro become less glamorous for Indian cinema?

18 October 2019
When India gets a slice of the American dream
When India gets a slice of the American dream

The New York Syndrome

23 August 2019
The Sporting Spirit

Why sport heroes make ideal subjects for film biopic

27 July 2019
The Rachel Papers
A South Asian Summer in London

Khushwant Singh and other festival delights and diversions

14 June 2019
Vicky Kaushal in Uri: The Surgical Strike
The Rachel Papers
The National Spirit

Films in this election season capture the patriotic pulse

25 April 2019
The mustard fields in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) signify the onset of spring
The Rachel Papers
April Is Not the Cruellest Month

Spring is also a season of love and romance amid the blooming flowers

28 March 2019
A scene from Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge
The Rachel Papers
Where the Guest is God

The Indian service industry

21 February 2019


Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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